Fans React To Rumors About Cam Newton Taking His Remaining Talents Back To The Carolina Panthers

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  • Cam Newton is reportedly exploring a potential return to Carolina
  • The Panthers are meeting with the quarterback after Sam Darnold failed to live up to expectations
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After being selected by the Carolina Panthers with the first pick in the 2011 NFL Draft, Cam Newton quickly established himself as one of the most formidable quarterbacks in the league before subsequently unestablishing himself as one of the most formidable quarterbacks in the league, which ultimately led to the team opting to go in a new direction following the 2020 season.

That decision didn’t work out particularly well for anyone involved, as Newton failed to make much of a mark during his brief stint with the Patriots and Teddy Bridgewater left plenty to be desired as his replacement in Carolina. When the current season kicked off, the former found himself without a job after New England handed the starting job to Mac Jones, while the latter found a new home in Denver after the Panthers chose to put their faith in Sam Darnold following a trade with the Jets.

It’s safe to say the Sam Darnold Experiment did not pan out as hoped, as the QB posted some absolutely dismal numbers before suffering a shoulder injury last week that will keep him sidelined for at least a month.

Now, it appears things have come full circle, as Jonathan Alexander reports multiple sources have confirmed Newton is meeting with the Panthers on Thursday to discuss a potential return to Carolina.

As you’d expect, the news generated plenty of great reactions from fans.

As things currently stand, P. J. Walker is poised to get the start against the Cardinals on Sunday, but it’s hard to imagine he’ll remain the primary option in the pocket for much longer if Newton does indeed make his grand return.

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Connor Toole is the Deputy Editor at BroBible. He is a New England native who went to Boston College and currently resides in Brooklyn, NY. Frequently described as "freakishly tall," he once used his 6'10" frame to sneak in the NBA Draft and convince people he was a member of the Utah Jazz.